"For the deliciously crumpled sweetness of their new single Slack Tide, the band decided to create possibly one of the most charmingly depressing animated videos of all time. Directed by Francesca Adams (and premiered here), the video shows a sad cartoon man going through the daily monotonies of life as he struggles to cope with living on a series of circular planets. In the end, well, he just jumps off the metaphorical treadmill." (-Extract from the Guardian)
Read in full here:
Alan is fed up of his day to day routine and decides to take the saying 'Stop the world, I want to get off' quite literally.
Music by Empty Pools, from debut album 'Saturn Reruns'
http://battle.greedbag.com/empty-pools (UK, AUS, NZ)
http://enclaves.greedbag.com/empty-pools (rest of world)
Directed and animated by Francesca Adams
Additional animation by Kristina Yee and Rebecca Barbusica
Additional sound by Axle Kith Ee Cheeng